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A human body in cross sections. Museum Surgical Science

spoookyscary: “A real human body in cross sections at Museum of Surgical Science. The museum houses an amazing collection of medical, surgical and anatomical paraphernalia through the ages including.

The Museum of Jurassic Technology, Culver City, Calif The Museum of Jurassic Technology is a cabinet of curiosities that asks patrons to determine what’s true and what’s not. Of course they don’t provide answers, so reality within its walls is whatever you make it. Have a complimentary cup of tea and a cookie in the tearoom — from supersonic bats, to dogs in space, to statues small enough to sit in the eye of a needle, you’ll have plenty to sit and discuss.

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

Gelato Museum, Emilia Bologna, Italy What to know more about the creamy treat? The Gelato Museum in Anzola dell’Emilia (just outside of Bologna) will make you scream for (Italian) ice cream. See what gelato meant to the Egyptians, the Romans, and during the Middle Ages, and learn the secrets to making a successful batch. Then decide what it means to you thanks to the gelato shop located right outside the museum. How do you say “I want to go to there” in Italian?

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

Gelato Museum, Emilia Bologna, Italy What to know more about the creamy treat? The Gelato Museum in Anzola dell’Emilia (just outside of Bologna) will make you scream for (Italian) ice cream. See what gelato meant to the Egyptians, the Romans, and during the Middle Ages, and learn the secrets to making a successful batch. Then decide what it means to you thanks to the gelato shop located right outside the museum. How do you say “I want to go to there” in Italian?

Katten Kabinet, Amsterdam, Netherlands Stunning canals, famous works of art, legalized weed and…cats? OK, so maybe our feline friends aren’t what most people think of when they’re planning a trip to Amsterdam. Founded in 1990 by William Meijer in memory of his cat Tom (aww…) the Katten Kabinet is a shrine to our four-legged buddies in painted and sculpted form. With five cats in residence, you’re bound to have a purrfect afternoon.

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

In Amsterdam, the city’s KattenKabinet is a renowned art museum dedicated to collecting exceptional artistic works of cats. Open: Mon – Fri 10 am – 5 pm; Sat and Sun 12 noon – 5 pm

Museum of Mathematics, New York, N.Y. Even if you regularly have stress dreams about high school algebra class, you’ll find something to like about New York’s Museum of Mathematics. Ride a functional bike with square wheels, work through a few brainteasers, and gape at the fractal tree. This is math in motion. Best of all, you don’t have to be Isaac Newton to appreciate it all — each of the exhibits come with simple and advanced explanations.

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

Currywurst Museum, Berlin, Germany Fancy a cultural experience and a snack? Wrap your brain (and teeth) around the Currywurst Museum in Berlin, Germany. The exhibits offer a kitschy look at the country’s iconic dish. Play a few currywurst-themed video games, watch a video of people eating sausages, and have a seat on a meat-shaped sofa while you enjoy a few choice samples.

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum, Osaka Japan Think that you know everything about ramen just because you made it through your college years? Chances are you’ll still be surprised by this extensive museum. Learn all about founder Momofuku Ando, and (perhaps best of all) make your own “fresh” cup of instant noodles. Decorate the container, pick your toppings, and roll your own noodles. Volia! The ultimate souvenir for you, or birthday gift for your med student cousin.

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum, Osaka Japan Think that you know everything about ramen just because you made it through your college years? Chances are you’ll still be surprised by this extensive museum. Learn all about founder Momofuku Ando, and (perhaps best of all) make your own “fresh” cup of instant noodles. Decorate the container, pick your toppings, and roll your own noodles. Volia! The ultimate souvenir for you, or birthday gift for your med student cousin.

Le Musée des Vampires, Les Lilas, France Vampires aren’t supposed to sparkle. Thankfully, you won’t find any lovesick members of the undead at Le Musée des Vampires, located just outside of Paris. There’s also a significant helping of additional weirdness. Marvel at the autographs of every actor who’s ever starred as Dracula, a mummified cat from Paris’ famous Père Lachaise Cemetery, and a vampire painting by famous French murder Nicolas Claux.

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

Le Musée des Vampires, Les Lilas, France Vampires aren’t supposed to sparkle. Thankfully, you won’t find any lovesick members of the undead at Le Musée des Vampires, located just outside of Paris. There’s also a significant helping of additional weirdness. Marvel at the autographs of every actor who’s ever starred as Dracula, a mummified cat from Paris’ famous Père Lachaise Cemetery, and a vampire painting by famous French murder Nicolas Claux.

The Bunny Museum, Pasadena, Calif Pack rats? Try pack bunnies. Meet Candace Frazee and Steve Lubanskil, proud owners of the world’s biggest collection of bunny paraphernalia. Unafraid of puns, they invite rabbit lovers to the “The Hoppiest Place on Earth,” conveniently located in the couple’s Pasadena, Calif., home. Don’t forget to bring a few treats for your hosts’ seven live rabbit roommates.

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

Museum of Enduring Beauty, Malacca, Malaysia Hair extensions, eyelash curlers, and Botox? Please, you’ve got nothing on neck stretching, lip disking, or feet binding. All these and more are on display at the Museum of Enduring Beauty. Proof positive that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

Museum of Enduring Beauty, Malacca, Malaysia Hair extensions, eyelash curlers, and Botox? Please, you’ve got nothing on neck stretching, lip disking, or feet binding. All these and more are on display at the Museum of Enduring Beauty. Proof positive that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Museum of Bad Art, Somerville Mass Why see classic works of art when you could see…bad art? Admittedly, the premise of the Somerville, Mass., museum seems a bit thin. That is, until you dissect exactly makes these works so horrendous. From clueless renderings of famous pieces, to awkward sculptures, to whatever that image is above, it’s all about misguided passion. Hey, at least these sincere artists get an A for effort.

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

Museum of Bad Art, Somerville Mass Why see classic works of art when you could see…bad art? Admittedly, the premise of the Somerville, Mass., museum seems a bit thin. That is, until you dissect exactly makes these works so horrendous. From clueless renderings of famous pieces, to awkward sculptures, to whatever that image is above, it’s all about misguided passion. Hey, at least these sincere artists get an A for effort.

Condom Museum, Nonthaburi, Thailand It seems like a wasted opportunity that this museum isn’t located adjacent to the phallic museum. Then again, Thailand is one of the world’s largest producers of condoms. Not only does this two-room exhibit display prophylactics from nearly every era, but also features an area dedicated to demonstrating their strength and durability. (Just try to keep your mind out of the gutter.)

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

Condom Museum, Nonthaburi, Thailand It seems like a wasted opportunity that this museum isn’t located adjacent to the phallic museum. Then again, Thailand is one of the world’s largest producers of condoms. Not only does this two-room exhibit display prophylactics from nearly every era, but also features an area dedicated to demonstrating their strength and durability. (Just try to keep your mind out of the gutter.)

Museum of Food Anomalies, online Get cultured without having to leave home. (If it’s got the word “museum” in the title it has to be educational, right?) The website bills itself as a place that “exposes horrific aberrations of nature with photographs depicting common food items that have distorted into something more sinister than words can describe.” Maybe we’re jaded, but it seems awesome to find a smiling face in your food.

20 Weird, Wonderful, And Strangely Specific Museums You Have To Visit

The MUSEUM OF FOOD ANOMALIES is an online art project of Michael Hanttula that exposes horrific aberrations of nature with photographs depicting common food